Some of the important features of the Security Tweaks addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Security Tweaks.
In short, Security Tweaks is a multi-browser addon that help you improve your browsing security; has a whitelist and ON|OFF switch.
4 Reasons to Use Security Tweaks
Lite and easy-to-use browser addon.
Easy access to all security-tweaks via toolbar popup UI.
Has seven different options to improve your security.
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
In today’s digital world, security is a huge concern for everyone. There are many perks of the internet, you have a pool of information at your disposal and it enables you to communicate with anyone thousands of miles away. The internet has made it convenient for you to play games, or watch movies, at the same time, there is an increase in the creation of malware and viruses. These viruses are a threat to your security as they can have access to your personal information. Being careful is definitely a good choice, but you can never be too careful. This is where - Security Tweaks - come in handy. It is an exceptional extension for enhancing the security of your browser. It is designed keeping in mind the safety of users. The extension have 7 techniques for enhancing your security. Here is a review of this addon.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Security Tweaks?
2. What tweaks are available in Security Tweaks addon?
3. How can I download the source code for Security Tweaks?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What settings are available in toolbar popup UI?
5. Can I turn off the addon?
Yes, you can easily turn the addon off. Please open toolbar popup UI and click on the lock icon on the top left corner. This button is a toggle switch. When the addon is active, this button has orange color and in the inactive mode, it has a grey color.
6. What is the badge number in toolbar icon?
The badge number is for tweaks that block any content. It simply counts the number of items that are blocked. Please note that, currently there is no option to deactivate the badge number.
7. Should I restart my browser after changing a tweak?
No, you do not need to restart your browser after choosing a tweak. Please note that, all changes in toolbar popup UI is auto saved to the memory.
8. Can I reload the active tab from toolbar popup UI?
Yes, you can easily reload the active tab. Please open toolbar popup UI and click on the - Reload current tab - button at the top toolbar.
9. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop browsers.
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Reviews | Discussions
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